Taylor Swift shares lyrics from ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ on eclipse day

The album will be released on April 19
In frame: Taylor Swift
In frame: Taylor Swift

In a masterful display of marketing finesse, pop star Taylor Swift, orchestrated a celestial spectacle of her own on April 8, coinciding with the rare solar eclipse that cast its shadow across North America. As the world gazed skyward in awe, Swift seized the moment to tantalise her legion of fans with a sneak peek into her forthcoming album slated for release on April 19.

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With the precision of a cosmic choreographer, Swift took to her Instagram Stories, strategically dropping breadcrumbs of lyrical intrigue and a link for eager fans to preorder her eleventh studio opus. A video clip emerged, featuring an old-school typewriter methodically tapping out enigmatic verses, evoking an electric buzz of anticipation among Swifties worldwide.

“Crowd goes wild at her fingertips/Half moonshine, Full eclipse,” the typewriter transcribed, setting off a tidal wave of excitement and speculation among fans, who hailed Swift’s marketing acumen as nothing short of iconic.

On X, ecstatic fans marvelled at Swift’s cosmic prowess, with one exclaiming, “Mother set this eclipse upp OMGG,” while another praised the synchronicity of Swift’s eclipse-themed tease.

Amidst the excitement, there was a profound recognition of the serendipitous alignment between celestial events and Swift’s album release date, with one fan musing, “A their the fact that today is an eclipse day AND 11 days before TTPD. April 19 is such a perfect day for so many reasons...”

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With The Tortured Poets Department set to hit the airwaves on April 19, Swift’s marketing strategy has not only captured the hearts of fans but has also left them eagerly anticipating the sonic journey she has crafted for them.

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